Actually this news is weirdly reassuring

With new features such as iris and fingerprint scanning devices being vaulted by internet security providers as the next best thing, comes word that hackers are already on the case.  Apparently they can reverse engineer the code that is stored by these scanners to create an artificial iris or fingerprint.

Phew!

I can now put my febrile writer’s imagination to a well deserved rest.  You can just imagine how gruesome this particular writer might have been, what with liberated digits and other body parts.

You can read about how hackers plan to get your iris or fingerprint scan here.